Former team India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has announced that he is coming out of retirement and the World Cup-winning all-rounder will be seen in action next year. Yuvi made the announcement through an Instagram post in the early hours on Tuesday. Yuvraj said that he’ll return to the field “on public demand” in February next year.
While sharing a short video from his playing days, he wrote, “God decides your destiny !!On public demand il be back on the pitch hopefully in February ! Ain’t nothing like this feeling ! Thank you for your love and wishes ❤️ mean a lot to me ! Keep supporting 🇮🇳 it’s our team and a true fan will show his or her support in tough times”
He shared the highlights of his last international century which came against England on January 19, 2017 in Cuttack. Notably, this was the match when Yuvraj had made his comeback after battling cancer. He smashed 150 runs off 127 balls with the help of 21 fours and three sixes.
Check out Yuvraj’s post here:
Yuvraj played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is for India. He went on to score over 11,000 runs with 17 centuries and 71 half-centuries. The southpaw also picked 148 wickets with two four-wicket hauls and one five-wicket haul to his name. The now 39-year-old won the Man of the Tournament award in the 2011 World Cup where he impressed everyone with both bat and ball.